University of Sussex Students Union, Falmer House, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9QF

Tag: housing coop

Private rental: Moving in Thoughts

One of our members moved into a private rented house and here are their thoughts from the first day: “Can we paint the walls?” asked my housemate whilst looking at magnolia walls graced with multiple marks, stains and chipped paint. “No’’ answered the estate agent with a non-negotiable face. It was fairly clear from that…
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Trip to Birmingham Student Housing Co-op

In 2014 a group of students in Birmingham successfully set up the first student housing co-op in the UK. To gain more of an insight into what living in a student housing co-op is really like, and to gather information into how its run, a group from SEASALT went to visit for a weekend. It…
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